The Scratching Post

New teachers swing open those VHHS doors

Owen Laser, News Editor

October 12, 2018

A major change to VHHS this year is the 18 new teachers stepping through its doors. According to the Principal of VHHS, Dr. Guillaume, we have a lot more teachers for several reasons. “We had this perfect storm of al...

Q&A: Vernon Hills High School launches Academic Resource Center

September 3, 2018

On Aug. 27, 2018, Vernon Hills High Schools’ peer tutoring center launched for all students. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) serves as a resource for students seeking help on classwork, and is open Monday through Friday b...

VHHS participates in National School Walkout

Rachel Chung, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018

On March 14, at 10 a.m., about 450 Vernon Hills students participated in a student-led walkout to protest gun violence in schools.   Once the bell for second period rang, students left their classrooms and filed out of the school throug...